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Reconfigure Linkys G Wireless Router

I have recently purchased fast access DSL from AT&T. I previously was with Comcast and have been experiencing trouble connecting to the internet. I can connect as long as I bypass the router and have been told by AT&T that it is a Linksys problem. I have contacted Linksys and have been told that I need to reconfigure the router for AT&T rather than Comcast. It was at this point they told me my router was out from its warranty and that they would help me if I was to purchase tech support from them for $29.99 (one time) or 39.99 for six months. They of course recommended the latter. Doesn't seem to me to be a question of warranty so if someone could help me with reconfiguring my router I would be most appreciative.

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  1. Make sure that your modem is connected to the WAN port of the router and your computer is connected to one of the 4 ports of the router.
  2. Check the IP address that your computer obtained from the router. To do that, go to control panel>network connections.
  3. Right click on Local Area Connections and click status. Then click support and look for IP address.
  4. The IP address of the computer should be in 192.168.1.x.
  5. Then, access the router's setup page by launching Internet explorer and typing 192.168.1.1.
  6. It will then ask for a username and password. By default there is NO username and the password is admin.
  7. Once you're in setup page, set Internet connection type to PPPoE.
  8. You should have the username and password from ATnT.
  9. Save the settings afterwards and check your Internet connectivity through the router.
Hope this helps!

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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